HOUSTON

No more off-street parking requirements in EaDo and Midtown Houston? City Council to vote this year.

Do you have a potential project within Houston’s East Downtown (EaDo) or Midtown Management Districts that you just can’t get to pencil out on paper due […]

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PODCAST

UNLEASHED Podcast Episode 010 – Jesús Donato P.E., Project Engineer

We return to our Houston office in this episode to speak to Jesús Donato – a Project Engineer on our Civil team who is part […]

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HOUSTON

What is the City of Houston’s Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan?

The City of Houston’s Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan (MTFP) is an integral tool in providing mobility for Houstonians throughout the City. The MTFP is […]

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HOUSTON

Harris County Residents To Vote On Flood Control Bonds

The Harris County Commissioners Court plans to call a bond election for August 25, 2018, for the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD). Registered voters […]

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HOUSTON

How do Houston’s Amended Floodplain Regulations Affect You?

The unprecedented flooding damage of Hurricane Harvey spurred jurisdictional authorities to get to work reviewing their floodplain regulations and the City of Houston is the […]

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HOUSTON

Hogg Middle School Students DREAM BIG with BIG RED DOG Engineering (VIDEO)

Last week, BIG RED DOG partnered with Advanced Drainage Systems to take Hogg Middle School students to the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The purpose […]

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HOUSTON

How do Harris County’s Amended Floodplain Regulations Affect You?

The unprecedented flooding damage of Hurricane Harvey spurred jurisdictional authorities to get to work reviewing their floodplain regulations and Harris County is one of the […]

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HOUSTON

BIG RED DOG Partners With Klein ISD on Day of Design and Water Warriors Innovation Challenge

BIG RED DOG recently partnered with the Klein Independent School District for their first ever Day of Design and Water Warriors Innovation Challenge. Day of Design Challenges […]

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HOUSTON

A BIG RED Thanks! Houston Happy Hour Recap

This week we celebrated the 4th anniversary of our Houston office with a party for our awesome clients, co-consultants, and friends! We got together at […]

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HOUSTON

Knocking Out Hunger at CANstruction Houston 2017

This weekend, our Houston team members worked together to design and build a “Cansculpture” for CANstruction Houston 2017. The team utilized a total of 2,434 […]

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HOUSTON

Storm Water Quality Management (SWQMP) in the City of Houston

Navigating storm water quality regulations in Houston can often be a nebulous process, especially when you are juggling other permitting requirements simultaneously. Let’s take a […]

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HOUSTON

Storm Water Pollution Prevention (SWPPP) in the City of Houston

Navigating construction storm water quality regulations in Houston can often be a nebulous process, especially when you are juggling other permitting requirements simultaneously. Let’s take […]

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AUSTIN

Inc. 5000 Award

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve ranked #1316 on of the Inc. 5000 list. Each year for 36 years, Inc. has recognized the fastest-growing […]

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HOUSTON

City of Houston Permit Center Permitting Dashboard

Almost all permitting for Commercial, Residential, and Public Works Projects within the City of Houston full-purpose jurisdiction takes place at the City of Houston’s Permit […]

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AUSTIN

Building a Corridor with just a Top of Curb Profile

With every new release of Civil 3D, their corridor feature improves.  It’s great for building roads that are constructed with a centerline top of pavement […]

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AUSTIN

5 Reasons Wood Would be Good for Your Next Project

Our Structural team at BIG RED DOG hosted a Mass Timber Structures Seminar in our Austin office. In preparation for the event, we wanted to provide some […]

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HOUSTON

Shared Parking and Why You Should be Using It

Did you know that most cities allow nearby developments to share parking facilities?  There are many advantages to shared parking; it’s strange more developers don’t […]

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AUSTIN

Energy Saving Tips for High-Rise Apartment Buildings in Texas

As the major Texas metros grow, the demand for high-rise apartment buildings continues to climb.  In Dallas, Houston, and Austin columns of high rises are […]

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AUSTIN

ENR Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms 2017

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve landed on The Engineering News Record (ENR) Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms 2017. The list ranks […]

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HOUSTON

Historic Texas Floods and What Caused Them

Is Texas’ flood frequency due to over development and/or inadequate detention facilities? Or, is it because 100-year flood events occur more frequently than the statistical […]

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